Burkina Faso Nightlife

  • Entrance/exit  of Zaka
    Entrance/exit of Zaka
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    Innercourt of Zaka
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  • Zaka, signposted at the corner of Avenue Yennenga
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Burkina Faso Nightlife


    This restaurant and bar is an excellent place to sit outside and watch the main street in Ouagadougou. They have nice white linen tablecloths, excellent waitresses, a good menu and cold beers. They even have take-away pizzas you can phone ahead for. I just stopped by for a drink, but had a nice beer and watched the city go by slowly. That's...

  • West African live music

    Though not internationally known like music from Mali or Senegal, Burkina has its share of brilliant west African music. The best occassion to soak up the rythms of this music is to visit any nightclub in Ouaga or Bobo Dioulaso. Several clubs offer daily or weekend live music concerts. In our case we visited the Les Bambous club in Bobo where we...

  • Les Bambous traditional music spot

    Les Bambous is a good place to listen to traditional music on any given night while sipping a drink. It's outdoors, so during the rainy season, the situation is variable, and obviously on the weekend, the bands are generally better. Locals will come and contribute to the excitement. Sorry I don't have any still images to show. We took video and I...

  • Drinking and dancing the night away

    The Wassa Club is right in the centre of Ouagadougou - actually in the centre of the street, in a mini-oasis - and inside you quickly forget about the traffic zipping by. It's a good place for a drink, and for food, especially as a starting point for a night on the town. It's a popular spot, so get there fairly early if you're intent on grabbing a...

  • Ofcourse there are nightlife...

    Ofcourse there are nightlife in Ouagadougou. We however took it easy when we was there. Just spent the evenings at the big balcony of Hotel Delwende, eating nice food, drinking and talking to other travellers and the staff working at the hotel.PHOTO: LUC WITH TWO OF THE GIRLS WORKING AT HOTEL DELWENDE.

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